I like modern slang words as much as the next person, but sometimes, when slang words fall of out fashion it’s sad. Old-fashioned slang words are fun to say and sometimes roll off the tongue better than modern counterpart. All of the following old-fashioned slang words are worth a revival.
13 Old-Fashioned Slang Words That Deserve a Comeback
1920s: A woman who is feisty.
1920s: A lazy person who loafs around. Often unemployed.
1920s: Something that is completely absurd.
1920s: Super drunk.
1900s: A person who is fearless (I guess as fearless as a brick?)
1900s: A best friend or really close friend.
1800s: Something awesome. Was thought of as a shocking thing to say, from what I remember in old books.
1940s: Enough alcohol to get happily drunk.
1800s: Your mouth.
1800s: The stuff crumbs and lint from pockets and the bottom of purses.
Month of Sundays
1800s: Quite a long while.
1800s-1900s: Two weeks.
1670s: The act of cheating someone or someone who cheats people.
What is your favorite old-fashioned slang word? If it’s not on the list, share it with me in the comments!
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